The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 44 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 28 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.35% 5.16% 6.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.05% 20.39% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £46,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -6.06%
MQSeries
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
186 103 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.56% 25.31% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 129 70 70
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,485
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Watford region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
1 40 (100.00%) SQL
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
1 40 (100.00%) UNIX
1 40 (100.00%) IBM
1 40 (100.00%) Retail
2 39 (97.50%) E-Commerce
3 30 (75.00%) DB2
3 30 (75.00%) WebSphere
4 29 (72.50%) Oracle
4 29 (72.50%) Tomcat
4 29 (72.50%) HTTP
4 29 (72.50%) Solaris
4 29 (72.50%) Linux
5 21 (52.50%) XML
5 21 (52.50%) HTML
5 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (52.50%) Degree
6 19 (47.50%) Problem Management
6 19 (47.50%) Bash Shell
6 19 (47.50%) Perl
6 19 (47.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (47.50%) IIS
6 19 (47.50%) MS Office
6 19 (47.50%) JDBC
6 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 19 (47.50%) AIX
6 19 (47.50%) ITIL
6 19 (47.50%) FTP
6 19 (47.50%) IBM HTTP Server

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (72.50%) Tomcat
3 19 (47.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (47.50%) IIS
3 19 (47.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) HTTP
2 19 (47.50%) FTP
3 10 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) DB2
2 11 (27.50%) DbVisualizer
3 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 10 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (27.50%) LoadRunner
2 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (25.00%) Ant
2 10 (25.00%) JUnit
2 10 (25.00%) Subversion
2 10 (25.00%) Maven
2 10 (25.00%) Log4j
General
1 40 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 5 (12.50%) Games
5 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
1 18 (45.00%) Support Analyst
1 18 (45.00%) Operations Analyst
1 18 (45.00%) Operations Support Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Tester
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 21 (52.50%) XML
2 21 (52.50%) HTML
3 19 (47.50%) JDBC
3 19 (47.50%) Middleware
4 11 (27.50%) Flash
5 10 (25.00%) REST
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
5 10 (25.00%) JSON
5 10 (25.00%) XMLBeans
5 10 (25.00%) Ajax
5 10 (25.00%) JMS
5 10 (25.00%) XSLT
5 10 (25.00%) Servlets
5 10 (25.00%) SOAP
5 10 (25.00%) Struts
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
5 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 10 (25.00%) Spring
5 10 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (72.50%) Solaris
2 29 (72.50%) Linux
3 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) AIX
4 10 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) E-Commerce
2 19 (47.50%) Problem Management
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL
3 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
3 11 (27.50%) System Testing
4 10 (25.00%) OO
4 10 (25.00%) Content Management
5 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
1 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) Bash Shell
3 19 (47.50%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 11 (27.50%) ISEB
2 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) IBM
2 29 (72.50%) Oracle
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) HP
5 10 (25.00%) Interwoven
5 10 (25.00%) Sun